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analytical
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Definition
relating to logical and systematic examination of something to better understand it — often implying some kind of quantitative analysis
  • I have seen too much not to know that the impression of a woman may be more valuable than the conclusion of an analytical reasoner.
    Adventure VI — The Man with the Twisted Lip (66% in)
  • Some, too, have baffled his analytical skill, and would be, as narratives, beginnings without an ending, while others have been but partially cleared up, and have their explanations founded rather upon conjecture and surmise than on that absolute logical proof which was so dear to him.
    Adventure V — The Five Orange Pips (1% in)

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